North Bengal News

MALDA, 3 Nov 2018/--/Senior Trinamool Congress leader and state minister Subrata Mukherjee  ignored the proposal of Congress-Trinamool alliance floated by Congress MP Mausam Noor on November 1. However, Mukherjee said that Noor and other descendants of late Ghani Khan Choudhury would be accorded...

Jalpaiguri, 31 Oct 2018/--/Accusing BJP of ‘falsely promising’ to adopt all teagardens under Duncan’s group Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, while addressing a public meeting at Tia Bon near Gorumara sanctuary announced that daily wage of tea-garden workers would be hiked to Rs 176 from Rs 67 with...

ISLAMPUR, 27 Oct 2018/--/Trinamool Congress observer and state transport minister Suvendu Adhikari claimed that police were not responsible for death of Rajesh Sarkar and Tapas Barman, who died of bullet injuries after a clash between students and police over appointment of teachers at Daribhit...

SILIGURI, 27 Oct 2018/--/Siliguri is going to host first ever Mr. Miss and Mrs Global North East India fashion contest at city’s renowned shopping mall. The last round of audition will be held on October 28 and the grand finale is slated on 4th November where eminent personalities from fashion...

SILIGURI, 27 Oct 2018/--/Siliguri is considered the gateway to India’s Northeast, and gold smugglers in particular are using the town’s vantage position for their clandestine activities. On Saturday Directive Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Siliguri wing seized 55 kgs of gold and arrested two persons...

Alipurduar, 27 Oct 2018/--/A patient suffering from high fever and eventually diagnosed with both dengue and encephalitis was referred to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) reportedly after deterioration in health-condition. Finding of two deadly viruses in the same patient has...

MALDA, 27 Oct 2018/--/Excitement gripped Banshbari area under English Bazaar police station on Friday after a youth, who introduced himself as Jayanta Das, a habitant of Durgabari area was caught raid handed by locals with large quantity of suspected articles claimed to be narcotics by the mob....

MALDA, 25 Oct 2018/--/Taking note of the considerable growth in BJP’s organization in different parts in Malda north parliamentary constituency especially the tribal-dominated areas, Trinamool Congress is planning to go for special drive to win hearts of the voters keeping in view the upcoming Lok...

MALDA, 25 Oct 2018/--/In a shocking incident that occurred at Kadamtala village under Kaliachak police station in the district a retarded minor girl was set ablaze by her mother merely for having eaten rice without permission. The girl Sulekha Khatun, 15 who sustained major burn injuries is now...

Kolkata, 23 Oct 2018/--/In a curious turn of events, Congress and AIUDF have extended support to the 12-hour bandh call in Assam on Tuesday by 46 organizations in protest against the Centre's bid to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in the Winter Session of Parliament. Life in Assam was...

SILIGURI, 23 Oct 2018/--/The outbreak of an unknown fever has caused panic in Siliguri. The fever cases have started mounting after the pujas. A large number of people have been admitted in hospitals and nursing homes with fever. The number of patients is so high it has not been possible to arrange...

COOCH BEHAR, 23 Oct 2018/--/Unrest continues unabated in Dinhata although Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during her last administrative meeting in the district asked police to take all steps to curb violence. The CM is coming to the district again to preside over a district level administrative...

MALDA, 9 Oct 2018/--/Bomb scare gripped Kalitala area under English Bazaar police station for hours together after an unclaimed briefcase was found at the vicinity of a puja pandal a little distance away from the party office of former minister and local civic body councilor Krishnendu Choudhury...

SILIGURI, 9 Oct 2018/--/Siliguri Horticulture Society (SHS) will felicitate  puja organizers of the city considering their active role in encouraging viewers to plant trees with an eye to get rid of pollution. Nantu Pal, a councilor of Siliguri municipal corporation and secretary of SHS said that...

SILIGURI, 9 Oct 2018/--/Rigging and terror that helped Trinamool Congress in winning the panchayet polls in the state cannot be repeated in the Lok Sabha elections, said Union minister for health and family welfare, J. P. Nadda today at a party meeting. Nadda has been touring different districts...

SILIGURI, 9 Oct 2018/--/Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president and chairman of Gorkhland Territorial Administration Buinay Tamang has threatened to organize a “massive” rally in Delhi after the pujas to protest against he not being allowed to address a meeting in the national capital on the foundation...

MALDA, 8 Oct 2018/--/Century old Malda Club in tradition to last 18 years published the Puja guide and identity cards for kids for upcoming Durga Puja today. Superintendent of police Arnab Ghosh, Who is also the ex-officio vice president of the club, Nihar Ghosh, chairman of English Bazaar civic...

MALDA, 8 Oct 2018/--/Aggrieved guardians of the St Xavier's school, the first of its kind in the district met English Bazaar MLA and chairman of the civic body Nihar Ghosh today seeking his intervention to resolve the crises of the institution endangering the fate of innocent students. Outgoing...

MALDA, 7 Oct 2018/--/Claiming that the Trinamool Congress run state government has lost the trust of the common people Central minister for health and family welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda said that West Bengal would significantly contribute to the formation of Narendra Modi led second Central...

MALDA, 7 Oct 2018/--/Sesquicentenary of English Bazaar Municipality (EBM) was kicked off with a colourful rally organized by the civic body officials and participated by several clubs and organizations today. The rally that commenced from Brindabani ground around 4 pm today was headed by the civic...

NORTH DINAJPUR, 7 Oct 2018/--/A newly inducted BJP member was attacked with sharp weapons allegedly by Trinamool Congress workers at Basudebpur village under Hemtabad police station on Saturday night. Enamul Hoque, (35) alleged that he was attacked after joining BJP in presence of the party...

SILIGURI, 7 Oct 2018/--/A minor girl was physically abused while returning from school by school-bus allegedly by the helper of the vehicle on Saturday. After the guardians of the minor baby lodged a written complaint, police arrested the accused Balaram Roy and started a probe into the matter. It...

MALDA, 7 Oct 2018/--/A smuggler was gunned down by on duty border security force (BSF) personnel at Chakmilepur village of Shoshani gram panchayet under Kaliachak police station early this morning as has been learnt from sources. Although no official confirmation has been obtained from BSF...

SILIGURI, 7 Oct 2018/--/A retired tea-garden employee was killed by a tusker at New Chamta tea-garden this morning. Akshay Deb Singha, (65) was attacked by the jumbo while he was walking in the tea-garden in morning as a part of his daily exercise. It has been learnt from sources that Deb Singha,...

MALDA, 5 Oct 2018/--/A probe has been underway against an associate professor of the University of Gour Banga (UGB) after serious allegations including discrepancies in according marks to examinees and defaming the varsity have been hurled at him by a certain section of the university. Although the...